Moe's Italian Sandwiches is the name of an Italian submarine sandwich shop located in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. The owners, the Paganos, also own the Moe's franchising business, MadMoe Corporation, which has begun placing Moe's Italian Sandwiches restaurants throughout New England. Phil "Moe" Pagano quit his job as a cheese salesman in May of 1959 when he bought a sandwich shop on Daniel Street in Portsmouth from Moe Weiner. He surprised many by only selling one type of a sandwich, the sandwich's recipe having been handed down by his mother. It featured mild salami, provolone, thinly sliced onions and peppers, tomatoes, olives, with a small amount of olive oil on a submarine sandwich roll.